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2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...

2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2014-07-18 23:03:26

The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) hosting the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion on September 26th- 28th, 2014. Tuscaloosa, AL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) is proud to announce the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion. This event is being put on in an effort to provide a memorable weekend showcasing the appreciation and gratitude for Alabama Veterans and to provide educational and work force...

2014-07-17 23:03:44

Open Mobile Media today published the 2014 agenda for The Open Mobile Summit (10th-11th November, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco) with expert speakers from Verizon, T-Mobile, Liberty Mutual, Safeway, ESPN, and LinkedIn discussing how to create unique consumer experiences through mobile. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 This year’s Open Mobile Summit has taken on a new-look. Mobile continues to disrupt every element of day to day life. Consumers are watching television through new,...

2014-07-16 23:13:02

ENVY Boutique co-owners Ginger MacNealy and Rachel MacNealy-Wesson collaborate with TLC's Cheer Perfection reality TV star Alisha Dunlap on two spectacular events honoring Huntsville's Hospital for Women and Children. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 July 17, 2014 brings two amazing events to Huntsville, AL. Local women and children's fashion retailer, ENVY Boutique, will be hosting fundraising events, "FUN in the SUN with the STARS" to benefit the Women and...

2014-07-02 23:09:23

Mozido appoints Robert E. Turner, CFA as Executive Chairman to help guide the mobile financial services company as it expands operations globally. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Mozido, a worldwide leader in mobile financial services, today announced the appointment of Robert E. Turner, CFA as Executive Chairman. In his role, Turner will help guide the mobile financial services company as it expands operations globally. Turner joins the Mozido team with over 30 years of expertise...

2014-06-29 23:05:22

The independent authority on credit card processors, topcreditcardprocessors.com, has named MerchantService.com as the 3rd top mobile processing service for June 2014. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 topcreditcardprocessors.com has named MerchantService.com the third best mobile processing company for June 2014. MerchantService.com was selected due to their remarkable performance in the genuine evaluation process. While there are thousands of firms competing to be the best, the rankings consist of...

2014-06-27 23:08:53

The private school program of The Pinnacle Schools (TPS) recently graduated one of its largest classes during commencement ceremonies at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, AL. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The private school program of The Pinnacle Schools (TPS) recently graduated one of its largest classes during commencement ceremonies at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, AL. A crowd of around 120 family and friends were in attendance to witness 12 high school...

2014-06-26 23:13:39

Dennis Matthews, an African American, a former U.S. Marine, wounded overseas and the CEO of LCE Newport Beach It Inc, Global Communications Contractors LLC and Live Stremers.com has been denied a defense contract from The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command in Huntsville, Alabama. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dennis Matthews, an African- American who is a former U.S. Marine, has been denied a defense contact bid by The U. S. Army Space and...

2014-06-24 23:09:42

New store is first Verizon Wireless retailer in Anniston. Anniston, Ala. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest premium Verizon Wireless retailer, with approximately 550 U.S. locations, is announcing the opening of a new store in Anniston. Located at 1910 Quintard Avenue, next door to Jack’s Hamburgers, this is the first Verizon Wireless store in Anniston city limits. “This is a great area, and we’re excited to be the first Verizon store in Anniston,” Jason...


Latest Geography of Alabama Reference Libraries

Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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